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Daily Archives: September 18, 2019

Protesting DU students attacked on campus

Dhaka – A group of Dhaka University students, protesting against corruption and illegal enrolment of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leaders, were attacked on the campus on Wednesday. The incident took place around 1:10pm when protesters laid siege to the Business Faculty (evening programme) dean’s office.Protesters said most of the attackers are supporters of Saddam Hossain, assistant general secretary of Dhaka ... Read More »

Facebook unveils its plan for oversight board

Facebook has unveiled its plan to create an independent “oversight” board to make decisions over how the network is moderated, reports BBC. The firm insisted the panel, which will hear its first “cases” in 2020, will have the power to override decisions it makes over contentious material and influence new policy. Read More »

ছাদ বাগান ধ্বংস নয় ব্যবস্থাপনার মাধ্যমে এডিস নিয়ন্ত্রন করুন

সবুজায়নের ব্যাপক বিস্তারের লক্ষ্যে অযৌক্তিক ছাদ বাগান ধ্বংস করার বিরুদ্ধে প্রয়োজনীয় পদক্ষেপ গ্রহনের পাশাপাশি ছাদবাগান সম্প্রসারণে সহযোগিতা কামনায় ১৭ই সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৯ ইং রোজ মঙ্গলবার বিকেল ০৫:৩০ মিনিটে জনাব আতিকুল ইসলাম, মেয়র, ঢাকা উত্তর সিটি কর্পোরেশন-এর নিকট ‘*সম্মিলিত ছাদ বাগান পরিবার*’ এর পক্ষ থেকে স্মারকলিপি প্রদান করা হয়। Read More »

Economic dev, democratisation must go together to attain SDGs

It’s time for Bangladesh to bravely tackle with drastic structural reforms, says outgoing Japanese AmbassadorHiroyasu Izumi Dhaka, Sept 17 – Outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi on Tuesday hoped that Bangladesh will become a developed and prosperous country as the centre of the “greater Bengal economy” and the two countries will enjoy stronger ties of friendship. Read More »

Oslo, Heidelberg Commit New Buildings “Net Zero Carbon” by 2030

Regulations and planning policy will also target existing buildings to make them net zero carbon by 2050 to ensure cities deliver on the highest goals of the Paris Agreement. Oslo and Heidelberg join 23 other cities committed to C40’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration London, UK (17 September 2019) — Today, The Governing Mayor of Oslo, Raymond Johansen, and Lord ... Read More »

‘Delhi Declaration’ at desertification summit: So near yet so far

by Mayank Aggarwal on 17 September 2019 • Restoration of land impacted by desertification and degradation can have long-term benefits for the development of society and thus a proactive approach is required to restore degraded land, held the recently concluded 14th Conference of Parties (CoP14) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). • Over 190 countries adopted the ... Read More »

JCD makes Tarique organisational guardian

AL violated RPO by removing BCL president, secretary, says Rizvi Dhaka, Sept 17 – The councillors of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal on Tuesday made BNP’s Acting Chairman Tarique Rahman the organisational guardian of the student body in absence of Khaleda Zia. Read More »